• Dynamic Response of Materials

    High strain rate loading of materials via laser-induced stress waves.

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  • Cell Mechanics

    Assessing the deformation mechanics of living cells and how it relates to functionality, and disease state.

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  • Thin Film Adhesion

    Biofilms, biopolymers, microelectronic packaging, metallic films, composite films

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    Meet the Team

Welcome to the Grady Lab where we apply multi-scale experimental mechanics to understand dynamic failure of thin film interfaces relevant to the areas of nanotechnology, biomedicine, and engineering.



Lab News

New Lab Members!
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Welcome Kaitlyn Kearns and Justin Cornett to the team! Kaitlyn is a current Mechanical Engineering major who will be working on biofilm mechanical characterization. Justin is a current Biology major who will be... Read More

The Periodontal War
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Review article on the symbiotic, mutualistic, and predatory host-bacteria interactions within the periodontium. Not a short read, but a good read. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/prd.12222/full   Read More